Back in 1990 I joined the Rings Island Rowing Club (RIRC).
Holiday 2011, Fort Smith Arkansas
We are gathered at Susie's Mom's place for the 48th consecutive
time, now with generations in attendance.
Steele's Model Yacht Column
Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.
Is it a ukulele? Is it a paddle? Why Yes! It is both! A ukulele
and a paddle all in one – what more canoe ask for?
a Bolger Microtrawler
I've been busy building boats. More specifically I have been
building the Bolger Micro Trawler.
Howard's decided that it's time to sell another one of the treasures
he's made here at the shop so we took Sweet Pea out for a spin
to get some beauty shots
Speed Boat Building - Part Two
When it comes time to fashion the mounts for the leeboard and
ladder I'll need a small brake to bend the straps into a U shape.
Speed Boat Building - Part One
Here's what's sailing around in my head. A 25 foot aluminum
sharpie being built for camp cruising on sounds and bays all
around the country.
Here an article how to make chain plates from carbon fiber and
to Building Part Four: The End is Nigh
The shed itself went up quickly and is nicely situated in the
shade and I can use the front cover as a leanto over my truck
for inclement weather.
Building for the Home Handyman
Here are some new ideas that's been floating around at the Onesheetwonders
Yahoo group, that you might find of interest.
(Small) Scows - Part 2
My next personal PDRacer was Wild Duck, #143.
up Shop to Build an Aluminum Boat
I'm a bit of a tool nut. In my defense, I come by the vice quite
honestly since I've made a career out of one simple premise: Men love tools.
If any of you actually counted the boats let me know how many.
I thought about it but it was like trying to count a swarm of
knats, they never stayed still.
Needed an Anchor Light!
...I expected to be overnighting at anchor, I went and got my
old hurricane type kerosene lamp out to find out that the rust
had finally got it.
The perfect boat. What a profound statement. It's like saying
unicorns do exist or that there really is a pot of gold at the
end of a rainbow.
Ship Construction Notes - Part Five
Deck Beams, Knees, Stanchion and Mast Hole.